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Deposition of Mark Prausnitz, Ph.D., in Duragesic Patch Lawsuit

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I’ve posted at least one other deposition of Dr. Prausnitz.  Here he is testifying on behalf of the plaintiff in another Duragesic lawsuit.  This one also resulted in a win for the plaintiff.  Technorati Tags: Duragesic,Duragesic lawsuit,fentanyl,fentanyl lawsuit VIDEOGRAPHER: This is Tape No. 1 in the videotaped deposition of Mark Prausnitz in the matter of… Continue Reading

Deposition of Toxicologist in Duragesic Fentanyl Patch Lawsuit

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In any fentanyl lawsuit, there is likely to be at least one toxicologist called upon to testify on behalf of the plaintiff or the defendant.  This is the deposition of a toxicologist from the Hendelson Duragesic lawsuit. Technorati Tags: Duragesic,Duragesic lawsuit,fentanyl,fentanyl lawsuit THE COURT REPORTER: Do you solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole… Continue Reading

Motion in Limine regarding other evidence of defective Duragesic patches

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In every Duragesic or fentanyl lawsuit, two things will happen: First, the plaintiff will discover evidence of other people injured by the fentanyl patches.  This evidence will come in the form of FDA reports, internal company reports, and perhaps even other lawsuits. Second, the defendants will file a motion in limine that asks the court… Continue Reading

Deposition of Mark Prausnitz, Ph.D., in Dicosolo Duragesic fentanyl patch lawsuit

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Dr. Prausnitz has testified in numerous Duragesic fentanyl patch lawsuits, including this case, which ended in a $16 million dollar verdict for the plaintiff. Lots of good information in this deposition about the defects in the Duragesic patch design, and the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl gel. THE VIDEOGRAPHER: On the record. MARK R. PRAUSNITZ,… Continue Reading

Lawsuit filed in New York against makers of Duragesic fentanyl patch

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This fentanyl lawsuit alleges that Charles Addison died of acute fentanyl intoxication while wearing a Duragesic fentanyl patch.  Judging by the date of his death, it’s possible he was wearing one of the Duragesic fentanyl patches that was included in the recall notice sent out in 2008. INTRODUCTION Plaintiff Lucille Lilly, individually and in her… Continue Reading

Fentanyl patch lawsuit filed against Watson Pharmaceuticals

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This fentanyl lawsuit was filed in California against Watson Pharmaceuticals.  Watson makes their own reservoir patch, which is the same type of design as the Duragesic fentanyl patch.  As far as I’m aware, Watson operates the only other manufacturing plant besides ALZA’s in Vacaville that makes reservoir fentanyl patches.  Plaintiffs Monika Standing and Chris Bristol… Continue Reading

Fentanyl lawsuit against Mylan Pharmaceuticals filed in Georgia

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Here’s the text of a fentanyl lawsuit filed against Mylan Pharmaceuticals.  This one was filed in Georgia. COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES Plaintiff, GLORIA STOYLES, (herein alternatively referred to as “Plaintiff”), residing at 682 Saddlebrook Drive, Dallas, GA 30132, by and through her attorneys C. Andrew Childers, Esq. and M. Brandon Smith, Esq., Childers & Schlueter, LLP,… Continue Reading

Discovery Battle in Fentanyl Lawsuit Against Mylan Pharmaceuticals

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Several fentanyl attorneys who have sued Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Mylan Technologies have asked the court to order the production of many documents related to the design, manufacture, and distribution of Mylan fentanyl pain patches: Plaintiff Monica Cunningham, as personal representative of the estate of John E. Edmonson, and on behalf of the Wrongful Death Beneficiaries… Continue Reading

Deposition of Inventor of Duragesic Fentanyl Patch Taken in Dicosolo v. Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc.

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Below is the text of the deposition taken of Robert Gale, the inventor of the Duragesic fentanyl patch.  This deposition was taken in Dicosolo v. Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc.  The Duragesic attorneys who handled this case obtained a verdict of $16.6 million dollars in that case. THE VIDEOGRAPHER: Good afternoon. We are now on the record…. Continue Reading

Another Expert Witness Deposition from the Adams v. Johnson & Johnson Fentanyl Lawsuit

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Set forth below is the deposition of Michael Kaufman, M.D.  He testified for the plaintiff in a Duragesic lawsuit regarding the cause of death. The deposition of MICHAEL WOLFSON KAUFMAN, M.D., called by the Defendants for examination, taken pursuant to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure of the United States District Courts pertaining to the… Continue Reading

Text of Fusco’s Duragesic Fentanyl Patch Lawsuit

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Posted below is the complete text of Keicia Fusco’s lawsuit against the manufacturers of the Duragesic fentanyl patch.  This lawsuit alleges that a defectively designed and defectively manufactured patch is responsible for the death of Barbara Province. Pursuant to Missouri Revised Code § 537.080 et seq., Plaintiffs Keicia Marie Fusco, Steven DuWayne Barton, and Daisy… Continue Reading

Complete Text of Vincent’s Duragesic Lawsuit

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Here is the complete text of Thomas Vincent’s first amended complaint against ALZA and the rest of the manufacturers of the Duragesic patch.  Like many other Duragesic lawsuits, this one alleges the patch is both defectively designed and defectively manufactured. Pursuant to Mississippi Code § 11-7-13, Plaintiff Thomas Vincent (“Plaintiff”), individually and on behalf of… Continue Reading

Text of Fentanyl Lawsuit Filed Against Mylan

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The complete text of the original complaint filed in Ross v. Mylan is posted below.  This fentanyl lawsuit is against Mylan, the makers of a generic Duragesic fentanyl patch.  Unlike Duragesic, which uses a reservoir design, the Mylan patch uses a matrix design that can not leak fentanyl gel. Pursuant to Tennessee Statutes, TCA 20-5-106… Continue Reading

More Information About the Quality Control Procedures at the Duragesic Plant

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An expert witness report from a Duragesic lawsuit explains why so many Duragesic fentanyl patches from 2003 and 2004 had safety problems.  Apparently, the problem was that employees were expected to visually inspect 240 patches per minute.  I’ve written about that before.  What I just discovered was that as early as March of 2002, there… Continue Reading